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thing like that? >> and tv's original bad boy. hollywood reacting this morning to the death of "dallas" star larry hagman. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 a.m. on the west, and here's where we start this morning. larry hagman's family says he was surrounded by family at the end. the 81-year-old actor died of complications from cancer. he's best known for his iconic portrayal of j.r. ewing in the show "dallas." it's a role that he always called his favorite. peter fonda said goodbye to his friend on twitter, saying hagman brought so much fun to everyone's life. cnn entertainment corresponde m correspondent careen winter joins us. i understand that you are at larry hagman's star on the hollywood walk of fame. are people showing up to pay their respects? >> not yet, but you can bet that will change as the morning continues. we are right next to larry hagman's star. still quite early here, so i'm sure there are many people who are waking up just finding out about the sad news. perhaps they're still unaware. that's very popular strip in hollyw
. good morning. >> reporter: you may recall in the 1980s whenever someone talked about dallas you have to wonder whether they were talking about the tv series or the actual city in texas. and, of course everyone remembers south fork ranch as the home of the fictional ewing family. it was the cliffhanger that ended the 1980 season which everyone over a certain age will always remember. it was one of the most famous moments in television history. the world asked who shot j.r. and this morning the world mourns the loss of the actor who played j.r. ewing in the hit cbs show "dallas." larry magazine hahn has died at the age of 81. >> there we are. >> reporter: hagman rose to fame as good natured astronaut anthony nelson in the "i dream of jeanne." he came from a show business family. his mother was mary martin. hagman was candid about his personal life acknowledging years of heavy drinking that so damaged his liver he eventually needed a transplant. after many years of smoking, hagman quit and became an anti-smoking advocate. recently he acknowledged that his wife of ne
of course as the villain j.r. ewing on his star with dallas. lost his battle with cancer dallas hospital. linda gray had this to say on the star's passing. larry hagman was my best friend for 35 years. he brought joy to everyone he knew. i will miss him enor muresly. >> she was at his side. >> he he was apparently surrounded by family and friends. >> hagman was the son of mary martin. he was also known for his role as major tony nelson in i dream of jeanne, of course, he was 81 years old. >> he never became hollywood. larry hagman remained dallas. he was from fort worth and he always will stand for dallas. what a legend. love that guy. >> check in with rick reichmuth and see what our weekend first alert forecast looks like. >> looking good. you worry about thanksgiving weekend for travelers getting home and maybe another storm at the end of it we made through the entire thing scot-free. it's cold. 13 degrees in minneapolis. the tenks have dropped off from where you were on wednesday. aside from that, no big storms. cold front eastern seaboard. behind it a ton of sunshine. there will be a
. ♪ >> heather: that is larry hagmarn in his best known role on dallas. tributes are pouring in after word of his death. at the age of 81, familiar face, he just recently returned to prime time. dominic is live in los angeles with more. >> reporter: yes, he died due to complications with battle against cancer. he played the meanest man on television. take a listen. >> he was charismatic. he was charming. that evil side, that side that constantly went on. >> he became the character he portrayed on his show and he was definitely the mass the terrify. >> he was on it again when they redid it. he was 81. he worked for most of it. pretty amazing. >> reporter: they shared a deep sadness including lynde dra gray. she said he brought joy to everyone he knew and he was creative and talented. off screen there were true friends for life and she was with him the last moments of his life. patrick duffy said, he was fighter in the gentlest way for his friends. he was campaigning against smoking. he first reached stardom on nbc comedy, i dream of jeanie. barbara eden said she was too grief comment to make a com
news in "the skinny." >> speaking of skinny. >> really, truly. >> he is doing a new movie, "the dallas buyers club." he plays man who contracts hiv. for the role he had to lose a lot of weight. there on the left, the regular heartthrob the ladies love. then you see him on the right, having lost the weight. apparently he has lost 38 pounds. yeah, he has lost a ton of weight getting ready for this role. and he talked a little bit about it. take a listen. >> i lost 38 pounds. i feel good now. overall probably got 35% less energy. but there's been -- the tough part, there's been plateaus. once you get past the plateau, your body seems to understand okay this is where we are living now. >> a drastic, you know, change in appearance from his magic mike, you know, film appearance. but, you know, its is amazing what the actors do to get in shape for the role. he's the latest one. >> just to try to gear up his body to eat again, that will be a chore as well. >> matthew, put it back on, dude. get that burger. [ male announcer ] sponges take your mark. [ female announcer ] one drop of ultra dawn h
star on the hollywood walk of fame. others went to the famous south fork ranch near dallas to pay their respects and to remember the man who was more than just tv's j.r. ewing. >> he was also very giving, particularly to the underprivileged youth in the community. he had several different programs he helped with, particularly children in the arts and education. >> we thought he was appropriate to come here and pay our respects. we grow up and remember the show. we showed j.r. and all that. >> it's sad. it's really sad. don't make me cry. >> well, you know the christmas song "harp the herald angels sing?" it could be completely wrong. at least according to the pope's new book. wait until you hear what else he says is wrong about christmas. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doc
sunny and dry new england to florida. >> 80 in miami. 60s in new orleans and dallas. 40s, kansas city to new york. 30s in fargo and in the twin cities. if we didn't tell you before, it's 80 in miami. did you know it was 80 down there? >> second favorite city. so nice. >>> technological cautionary tale here it stems from your cell phone. an artist in texas bought 44 old razr phones on ebay last month, planned to use them in sculpture. >> instead, what kyle williams found on the phones proved a little too good to ignore. he put it all into a book. the pages show the phones along with all of the pictures left on them. not to mention some old pretty racy text messages. >> oh, that is delicious. williams calls the book "a document of the life of razr users, 2005 to last year. remember, folks, delete, delete, delete. oh, look at that. i want to get that book. i am so nosy. >> that's good stuff. good job, dude. >> delete, always there some where. >> somewhere in cyberspace. >> that's it. scary on so many levels. >>> coming up, you have to wonder about parents who name their baby something we
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